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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions:
SERVE Site Supervisor – Check-in, guide, lead, and check-out high school students participating in SERVE volunteer program at volunteer host locations. Lead students in prayer daily. Assist with discipline problems. Serve as a resource to 10-20 high school volunteers for the 5 days per week at SERVE site. Dates needed are June 26-30 & July 10-14. Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related degree, 2 or more years teaching religion at the high school or middle school grade level. 10 years education experience can be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. Master’s Degree in Education or Theology preferred.
Campaign Manager – The Campaign Manager is responsible for assisting with various fundraising activities of the Advancement Department’s Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal campaign (AHCA) including donor correspondence, appeal mailings, special event coordination, and working on other special projects as needed. This position requires excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. The position requires the ability to function both independently and as part of a team. It requires attention to detail, task and project follow-through and the ability to manage multiple projects.
Minimum Qualifications: A college degree and at least 4-5 years of experience in Development required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or another database preferred. Committee development experience is preferred. Ability to work some nights and weekends. Assists with Archbishop’s Community Appeal Core and Development Committee meetings – taking meeting minutes, correspondence with the committee, handling RSVPs and meeting preparation. Manages AHCA volunteers – helping to motivate and support them in achieving their fundraising activities. Prepares and maintains assigned campaign correspondence records and reports on a regular basis.
- Assists with Archbishop’s Community Appeal Core and Development Committee meetings – taking meeting minutes, correspondence with the committee, handling RSVPs and meeting preparation.
- Manages AHCA volunteers – helping to motivate and support them in achieving their fundraising activities.
- Prepares and maintains assigned campaign correspondence records and reports on a regular basis.
- Assists with monthly agency prospect strategy meetings – taking minutes, recording follow-up actions in Raiser’s Edge and assisting with the Moves Management system.
- Serves as a liaison between the Advancement Office and the St. Elizabeth’s and St. Vincent’s guilds
- Assists with the acknowledgement letter process through execution and/or final editing.
- Drafts Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal solicitations and direct mail appeal mailings throughout the year.
- Assists with thank you phone calls and stewardship of annual fund donors between $1 – $999.
- Acts as a liaison with groups such as Young Catholic Professionals and the Young Adult Council of the Archdiocesan Young Adult Ministry program.
- Works with the Director of Advancement on special correspondence for the Archbishop and Catholic Charities President & CEO
- Assists with general Catholic Charities office tasks, as needed and requested.
Reports to: The Campaign Manager reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement.
CIARA INDEPENDENT LIVING
Maintenance Worker (Part-time) – Responsible for: cleaning grounds and provide basic maintenance for Ciara Independent Living apartments.
- Provide basic maintenance to three apartment complexes.
- Clean grounds and maintain lawn and other greenery.
- Clean Ciara Independent office space on a weekly basis.
- Respond first to damaged property; assess whether outside vendor needs to be called for repairs.
- Assist/coach residents with maintaining clean apartments.
- Handle basic communication with contractors.
- Preform weekly/monthly property inspections.
Minimum Qualifications: Must have a basic knowledge of apartment maintenance. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel to all three complexes. High school diploma required.
CIARA PERMANENT HOUSING
Program Coordinator – Responsible for: the supervision and care of residents in the Ciara Permanent programs, management of the rental resources and administration of the program, and developing program-generated resources through provision of services through the Medicaid program.
- Implements the day-to-day operations of the residential program of residents in apartments throughout the Metro New Orleans area.
- Provides professional case management services to a population with chronic mental illnesses.
- Must be able to assess and develop case plans and connect residents to resources to maintain and promote their highest level of functioning.
- Able to implement all the policies and procedures relevant to the program.
- Must maintain accurate and up-to-date case files and progress notes.
- Keep the program in compliance with all Council on Accreditation requirements.
- Keep the agency Client Trac data reporting system up-to-date with clients served, demographics and units of service.
- Ability to provide services that are billable to Medicaid and maintain accurate case notes for billing purposes.
- Must be able to visit clients in their homes and provide professional case management services.
Minimum Qualifications: Must be proficient in basic computer skills to include Word and Excel. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel throughout the Metro New Orleans area. Master’s degree in human services or a BS degree with 2 years of human service experience. An LCSW to maximize Medicaid billing for services is preferred but not required.
Cash Bookkeeper – Will report to the Assistant Controller. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, analyzing and recording all cash receipts, maintaining cash receipts files, processing and recording all transactions associated with assigned agency credit cards, maintaining the finance department’s document retention process, uploading the daily electronic funds transfer file to the bank website, accessing and retrieving information from the Receivables Edge online reporting system, and assisting with audit documentation collection. Additional duties include processing accounts payable invoices, as needed, processing payment transactions at fundraising events, and supporting the accounts receivable and fixed asset bookkeepers. Must be flexible, able to multi-task, able to effectively communicate and collaborate with individuals throughout the agency, and able to work both independently and as a member of a team. The qualified candidate must have three to five years prior bookkeeping experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Experience with Abila MIP or other accounting software or Raisers Edge a plus.
FOOD FOR FAMILIES/ FOOD FOR SENIORS
CDL Driver (Baton Rouge) – Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.
Packer – Responsible for packing food boxes for participants and recording inventory of stored food items. Packers on mobile crew are also responsible for assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles. Must be able to lift at least 40 pound boxes. High school diploma /GED preferred. Need to read and write legibly with basic math skills.
LPN (PRN) – The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established standards, state regulations and administrative policies. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and posses a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. One year of experience in the field of practical nursing is preferred. This position requires knowledge of patient population. It requires interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Early Head Start Teacher (St. Paul) – The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director. The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. Infant Toddler CDA. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.
Family Advocate – The Family Advocate is the outreach person for Catholic Charities Head Start Program, to families of the preschools of the community. She/he coordinates Parent Empowerment Programs and responsible for the Head Start Parental Involvement Program. She/he is responsible for compliance regulations in regard to Head Start Program. Primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area. Recruits and enrolls children. Develops and implements Individualized Family Partnership agreements with parents. Acts as community liaison for the agency. Bachelors of Social Work. A Bachelor degree in a related field of study; or High School diploma or GED. Six credit hours in principles of social work, or case management, or ability to obtain credit within two years. Must have 3 years of experience in working with children and families; Fluent in written and spoken English preferred.
Teacher (St. Paul) – The Lead Teacher in any Head Start program is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating programs at his /her location. She/he is also responsible for supervising teachers and students at his/her location. She/he may coordinate and plan with other Head Start agencies. The Lead Teacher will assist in choosing and training staff. She/he is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and setting. She/he is responsible for working with staff to provide ongoing program development that meets state and federal regulations and guidelines. Under the direction of Head Start Administrative Team, the Head Start Lead Teacher shares in the responsibility for the daily oversight of center operations, including assurance of compliance with minimum standards and standards established to assure a high-quality program. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development. Proven Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) – This position provides the opportunity for networking with local physicians and health system administrators. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and implementation of patient navigational case management services to patients referred from the City of New Orleans Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Clinic. The primary role of the LCSW will be to provide enrolled patients with the tools and resources necessary to improve their quality of life and use the medical system effectively.
ORGANIZATION AND WORK PRODUCT:
- Manages patients’ Continuity of Care by providing case management services.
- Schedules and completes contact with clients, coordinate services and conduct consistent assessment activities or when indicated by clients’ needs or lack of progress in achieving the desired outcomes.
- Facilitates client entry and linkage to various professional services. Refers and advocates for patients to ensure they receive appropriate benefits and/or services.
- Assesses and analyzes immediate patient’s needs; assisting them with health insurance enrollment, appropriate selection and the best health insurance plan based on their healthcare needs and financial means.
- Develops and assists patients with applying for additional community resources as indicated and/or needed.
- Acts as the liaison and coordinate community outreach events and activities to educate the general public on the available enrollment services: Medicaid and Medicare eligibility requirements, as well as Affordable Care Act/Health Insurance Market Place assistance.
- Successfully maintains Market Place navigator certification.
- Assists and prepares annual progress and audit reports.
- Provides outreach and education services in order to meet HCH program requirements.
- Documents timely and accurately in the patients’ Electronic Health Record (EHR) on all services offered and provided.
PROJECT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
- Proactively anticipates the timelines needed to complete your assignments to design and implement various work projects.
- Prioritizes your work assignments to meet project deadlines and productivity goals.
- Develops knowledge of the community’s network of services available to homeless individuals, which include partner agencies, shelters, and social service agencies, etc.
- Identifies and develops cooperative working relationships with community partners and agencies.
- Participates in city-wide network meetings with the homeless collaborative as assigned and/or needed.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker is required.
- A minimum of 3 years of case management experience, working in the acute care setting, with underserved populations is preferred.
- Knowledge of the Health Insurance Market Place and Affordable Care Act a plus and Medicaid billing process is preferred.
- Quality and/or Performance Improvement experience is preferred.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
- Proficient use of Microsoft Office computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
- Ability to work in a culturally diverse, patient-centered atmosphere.
Administrative Assistant – General Administrative Support: Provide and coordinate administrative and operational support to program staff, ensure that program staff are compliant with grant and agency policies and procedures, assist in developing clear and streamlined program protocols, oversee special project tasks and programmatic activities, and monitor deadlines.
Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to: English/Spanish interpretation and translation, assisting staff in document review and other aspects of case preparation; conducting intakes; drafting certain documents and forms for review; corresponding with clients by phone, email and in person; managing appointment schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organize, maintain, and update clients’ case files and records in physical filing case management software; data entry; mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary. Schedule and coordinate meetings as required. Maintain records. Assist with preparation of progress and financial reports and budgeting as needed. Coordinate purchasing; obtain quotes, submits orders, and processes invoice transmittals, including travel/mileage reimbursements. Assist with supervision of building operations. Other tasks may also be assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the program.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English (written and oral) strongly preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Experience working with immigrants and/or vulnerable populations strongly preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and culturally competent communication skills.
- Respect for others and sensitivity to the needs and issues affecting people of diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to work independently and develop creative solutions is desired.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for a fast-paced and high volume environment.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all case and client information.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn immigration database/software.
Immigration Attorney – Must represent low-income clients in immigration removal proceedings, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent clients in immigration court, and family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to SIJ cases. The Immigration Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court.
Additionally, the Immigration Attorney will:
- Assist in the supervision of a legal assistants and volunteers.
- Assist in provision of public education in the community and collaborating with other agencies.
- Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
- Participate in meetings with immigration legal service community-based organizations.
- Provide legal orientations/counseling to clients and families.
- Provide referrals to non-legal resources.
- Coordinate with supervisor(s) on placements with pro-bono attorneys and provide support on pro- bono mentoring, technical assistance, and training as needed.
Prerequisites for the Position:
- Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license preferred.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
- Two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or other relevant experience preferred; clinical experience will be counted.
- Experience with immigration and/or child dependency proceedings preferred.
- Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
- Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
- Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
- Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
- Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.
Job Status: Full-time, contingent upon grant funding.
Translator (PRN) – Translation of legal documents – converting documents written in Spanish to documents written in English. Common documents include but are not limited to:
- Birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates
- Diplomas and school records
- Police reports
- Letters and affidavits
Originate and complete a Certification of Translation of Record for translations that require notarization; complete translations in a consistent and professional format using electronic templates; properly file and maintain records of all translations received and prepared; answer phone calls and maintain record of calls received; attend trainings when assigned by Program Director or supervisor; occasionally cover reception deck during lunch and/or when receptionist is absent; other related tasks as assigned. This position is depended on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which may vary week to week. Average expected time commitment is 2-3 days a week. Written fluency in English and Spanish required. Professional certification in translation is highly desirable. Strong and efficient computer skills; including proficiency with using templates and preparing documents in Microsoft Office for spell check, etc. and use of electronic database; organized, with as excellent attention to detail; ability to communicate well with others, including clients, attorneys , and other administrative staff members; professional phone manner, patience, and flexibility; ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships; applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.
Program Director – Manages the day to day operation of the program. Directs the implementation of policies and procedures in compliance with agency, funding, licensing, certification, and accreditation. Establishes and maintains effective communication with all levels of staff, state personnel, community groups, clients, and volunteers. Manages personnel activities. Participates in the development and management of the program budget. Participates in long and short range planning services. Marketing services and stimulating program growth. Ensures center compliance with agency, funding source, licensing certification, and accreditation. Prepares and submits required reports, and documents services. Possesses knowledge of multi-disciplinary team approach. Participates in quarterly/annual assessments and client plan of care meetings. Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor. Minimum Education/Experience: Master’s Degree and experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work.
OFFICE OF JUSTICE AND PEACE
CRS Parish Ambassador Coordinator – The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Parish Ambassador Coordinator is responsible for promoting CRS to church parishes, and collaborating with pastors, pastoral staff, and social justice synod contacts. The CRS Coordinator serves as a resource and guide for lay members of parishes who are implementing the Ambassador program in their parishes. The CRS Coordinator reports directly to the Director of the Office of Justice and Peace, and must attend quarterly CRS conference calls, and all Parish Ambassador meetings and retreats. The CRS Coordinator assists Parish Ambassadors with engagement activities and reports associated with those activities. The CRS Coordinator communicates regularly with the CRS Relationship Manager.
- Must be a member of the Roman Catholic Church in good standing
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, or similar subject
- Good oral and written communications skills
- Willingness to work evenings and weekends
- Willingness to work with a wide range of people, and cultures
- Pro-active and able to reach out to parish volunteers
- Familiarity with CRS preferred, but not required
- Preferred to have experience working with volunteers
Executive Director – Responsible for the overall direction, performance and growth of the PACE GNO and the management of all program operations including clinical, financial and supportive. Empowered by the Board of Director with the responsibility of creating an environment and culture that enables the organization to fulfill its mission by meeting and exceeding its goals, conveying the organizations mission to all staff, and motivating staff to improve performance of the organization. Promotes and provides leadership to promote positive employee relations, PACE values, customer service, participant safety, and other company initiatives. This position reports to the President of Catholic Charities and the PACE GNO Board of Directors.
- Responsible for the development and management of all external program relations. Represents the Program in the community, state and nationally and is responsible for assuring positive public relations.
- Directs and supervises the PACE GNO management team including the Medical Director, Director of Clinic & Day Center Services, Marketing Director, Director of Operations, QAPI Manager, and PACE Finance Officer.
- Responsible for the fiscal solvency of the program and ensuring maximum fiscal viability through efficient and effective operations and budget management. Works with the PACE Finance Officer, Finance Committee, and the Catholic Charities CFO and the PACE Director of Clinic & Day Center Services in the development and adherence to the overall PACE GNO budget.
- Responsible for securing all necessary program funding including Medicare and Medicaid capitated reimbursement and overall program fundraising.
- Responsible for building positive relationships with PACE GNO participants, care givers, physicians, and staff.
- Responsible for building positive relationships with community partners and providers within an integrated health care delivery system model, identifying new industry care continuum trends and business opportunities in addition to growing existing core business/service care segments.
- Responsible for motivating staff to improve performance with on-going assessments and ensure continuous improvement of all key performance areas.
- Assures compliance with all state and federal regulations and works with appropriate governmental agencies regarding any new regulatory requirements or changes.
- Responsible for initiating and implementing strategic planning processes both internally and within the local community. Including planning for program expansion and creation of additional programs or services.
- Responsible for overall program quality and effectiveness including identifying the need for new services and innovative ways to provide care, improving efficiency and effectiveness and responding to participant and community needs.
- Serve as the PACE GNO HIPAA Privacy Officer.
- Education: Master’s degree in Health Administration or Business Administration, NFA, RN, or related field.
- Experience: Minimum of 10 years’ experience in management and business planning in a healthcare care setting.
- Experience in negotiating contracts with provider organizations that include hospitals, physician groups, pharmaceutical suppliers and nursing homes.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and exceptional organization abilities.
- Must be able to communicate effectively through public speaking and strong computer skills required.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and other business applications that may be appropriate.
- Licensure: None required
Key Competencies: (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities): Strongly developed communication skills, successfully demonstrated in effectively working with a wide variety of people; established skill in strategic and critical thinking, negotiation, presentations, salesmanship, and relationship-building; provides leadership as indicated by the ability to get individuals or groups to accomplish a task or accept an idea; demonstrated problem-solving and inductive reasoning skills which manifest themselves in creative solutions to operational issues. Demonstrate computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other business software programs. Possess a strong knowledge of business and healthcare.
- Commute to and from PACE sites and business meetings.
- He/she maybe expected to lift a box of paper, which is no more than 25 pounds.
- Walk or stand for long periods.
- Climb stairs if necessary.
- Public speaking
- Extended hours in front of a computer screen and
- Carefully listen to others on the telephone.
Licensed Practical Nurse – Provides nursing care to participants under the direct and indirect supervision of the Director of Clinical and Day Center Services. Provides care for participants in common clinical situations utilizing advanced nursing practice knowledge and skills. The position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
- Supervises PACE Center. Collects participant data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to PACE Center standards; identifies participant’s overt problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; and data collections using critical thinking skills
- Responsible for assisting the RN Clinic Manager in the delivery and coordination of participant based care within the PACE organization’s Makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services; follows participant care plan developed by RN.
- Demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of participants; explains nursing procedures in appropriate forms; identifies problems requiring emergency measures; understands and demonstrates respect for participant rights and utilizes established mechanisms for management of ethical issues in participant care.
- Records patient care delivered as planned, and any variations, with rationale as appropriate; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems.
- Recognizes problems and takes responsibility for documenting same; complies with PACE CENTER expectations to meet staffing demands based on participant care needs.
- Assists with the coordination of all agency activities including direct and indirect participant services.
- Assures all participants related information is maintained in a confidential manner in compliance with all HIPPA rules and regulations.
- Respond to participant emergency in Day Center as needed.
- Supervises C.N.A.’s and schedules home visits. Coordinates and schedules C.N.A.’s in the center and in the field.
- Monitor all work schedules of C.N.A. in the B4time payroll system.
- Makes home visits as needed.
- Complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions and recognizes inappropriate participant care management, resolves issues/problems and completes written reports.
- Other Duties as assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Education/Experience: A graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and possess a current Louisiana license to practice nursing.
Preferred Education: Prefer applicant have at least 12 months LPN experience with at least a year in geriatric medicine. Must have practiced nursing in the last 3 years. Supervisory experience.
Nurse Practitioner – Applies advances knowledge/clinical skills necessary to assess/manage the healthcare of chronically ill geriatric participants in the PACE program. Performs health histories, physical exams and patient teaching. Orders, interprets and follow up on lab test and results. Performs selected procedures and documents care orally and in writing. Initiates emergency measures as indicated. Recognizes abnormalities that justify immediate referral for intervention by others. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited university and graduate of certified or accredited Nurse Practitioner Program with five to seven years nursing experience with three years’ experience as Nurse Practitioner or a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nursing and five years nursing experience. Must have current RN license in Louisiana. Able to learn, teach and do research; able to solve problems and think analytically, Candidate should possess skills necessary to treat geriatric patients with a minimum of three years of geriatric experience. Must also be able to get along with others in a team environment.
Occupational Therapist – The Occupational Therapist will evaluate and reassess participants upon referral from multi-disciplinary team. Will provide and recommend therapeutic exercises.
- As a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary team, the occupational therapist is responsible for the following:
- Regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the medical, functional, and psychosocial condition of each participant.
- Remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers
- Documenting changes of a participant’s condition in the participants medical record consistent with documentation policies established by the medical director
- Each occupational therapist is responsible for the following:
- An initial comprehensive assessment
- Participation in the development of a plan of care
- Annual reassessments or as a participant’s condition dictates
- Unscheduled reassessments take place either due to a change in participant status or at the request of the participant or designated representative
- Develops treatment program when indicated, sets goals and provides treatment.
- Provides supervision to program aides and other staff who are implementing an OT treatment program.
- Reviews assessments and discharges participants when appropriate.
At least two years’ experience as an OT, minimum one year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Must be licensed OT in Louisiana, valid driver’s License and reliable transportation. Demonstrate clinical competency with geriatric population. Graduate of an OT curriculum accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American OT Association.
Physician (Part-time or Full-time) – Provide direct primary medical care to all participants of the program.
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine. Fellowship training in geriatrics preferred. At least two to three years’ experience, and one year experience working with a frail/elderly population. Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have proven clinical leadership skills and the ability to get along with others in a team environment.
- Performs comprehensive history and physicals on new referrals.
- Performs interval history and physicals on established participants; completed at intake and quarterly or as indicated.
- Evaluates and treats participants with episodic illnesses in clinic, nursing facilities, and home.
- Refers participants to and oversees care by medical specialist as indicated.
- Admits participants to the hospital: (a) provides primary care (attending) responsibilities for management; (b) provides updates to the team on a regular basis; (c) judiciously utilizes specialty consultants; (d) responsible for coordinating discharge planning with the team.
- Manages all care of participants in the nursing home; (a) provides regular visits; (b) performs telephone contacts with nursing home staff as required; (c) admits nursing home participants to hospital when necessary.
- Actively participates in family conferences.
- Participates in team meetings, committees, and work groups as assigned.
- Communicates participant changes to team members
- Participates in the development of the IDT Plan of Care
- Participates in the coordination of a 24 hour care delivery
- Completes all documentation in the medical record as required
- NP Collaboration
- Perform Nursing Facility, Hospital, and Home visits.
- Assumes any other duties that may be assigned.
Physical Therapist – Must conduct initial, six month, annual and SIC assessments and/or unscheduled reassessment of all participants’ physical condition and functional status. Develops treatment program when indicated, sets goals intervention, and timeline for plan of treatment. Reviews, completes and coordinates participant’s therapy assessments and discharge plans and summaries for PACE Participants. Assigns and/or complete fall screenings. Plans and develops wellness, maintenance, exercise and therapy programs for participants. Provides training to participants, family members, friends, and Pace staff members for those parts of the treatment plan that can be carries out by them. Provides supervision to program aides and other staff who are implementing an OT treatment program. Reviews assessments and discharges participants when appropriate. Supervises and manages the therapy department employed and contract staff. Attends required meetings and participants in the coordination and documentation of PACE Participant Plan of Care. Track schedules and caseload, approves leave requests, and payroll time slips submitted by assigned therapy staff. Must have a valid Physical Therapist licensed in the State of Louisiana. At least 5 years’ experience in home health/outpatient settings. Minimum 1 year experience working with the frail/elderly population. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must demonstrate clinical competency with geriatric population.
RN Care Manager – Responsible for assisting the needs of the participant/family and coordinates process to facilitate the participant’s efficient movement through the health care continuum. The RN Care Manager has accountability for reviewing/monitoring appropriateness and necessity of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay. The RN Care Manager communicates with physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other case managers, nurse manager/staff nurse, social workers, outside agencies, and ancillary department to effectively manage clinical and financial outcomes, identify opportunities to reduce cost and length of stay while maintaining or enhancing quality of services. The RN Care Manager’s scope will embody the six core components of case management throughout essential and specific job: Psychosocial Aspects; Healthcare Reimbursement; Rehabilitation; Healthcare Management and Delivery; Principles of Practice; Case Management Concepts. The RN Care Manager will assist with assessments for home, nursing home, and hospital participants; explains PACE services and philosophy to participants/families; assesses participants and family status based on the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional needs presented. The RN Care Manager will assist with the development of a written plan of care with IDT defining goals and nursing actions based on needs identified in assessment, utilizing Hospice, community and facility services when applicable; verbally interprets plan of care to all care providers; implements the plan of care under the direction of the PACE Center Manger or designee, ensuring compliance with the federal and state regulations the plan of care on a regular basis and as necessary to meet the changing needs of the PACE Participant and caregiver. The RN Care Manager must demonstrate skill in interpersonal relationships with PACE participants, families, nursing, home staff, co-workers and community support services. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess an unencumbered RN License in the state of Louisiana. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, at minimum 3 to 5 years of continuous nursing experience with at least one year in a geriatric area, prior experience in home health, case management, wound care, medical-surgical experience and one year supervisory skills. Able to effectively handle difficult and unusual situations. CPR certificate required.
Social Worker – Responsible for the direct social work case management services to PACE participants and their caregivers. Provides social services support to include participant screening, case management, counseling and referral. This Position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. The PACE Social Worker will act as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team, responsibilities will include regularly informing the interdisciplinary team of the functional and psychosocial condition of each participant; remaining alert to pertinent input from other team members, participants, and caregivers; documenting changes of a participants condition in the participant’s electronic medical record consistent with documentation policies established by PACE organization and regulations.
The PACE Social Worker is responsible for conducting and completing routine assessment; participation in the development of participant specific plan of care and [participant’s enrollment to the PACE program. Additional duties which may be required of the PACE Social Worker will include referring participants to appropriate community agencies or facilities acting as a liaison with other community based organizations and advocating for participants; participates in program and policy development of the social work component of the program. Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work with five years of social work experience in a health related area preferably with one year within the geriatric population. LCSW required. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Position requires a working knowledge of therapy skills geared towards the geriatric population, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Preferred Education: Must be a Graduate of an accredited school of social work and possess a current Louisiana license to practice social work.
PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES
Care Coordinator (Temporary) – Applicant must have capacity to manage multiple cases in a supervised independent living environment. Experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities is required. Must have the ability to assist the program director in managing direct support professionals. Manage case records ensuring proper documentation at multiple locations. Have the ability to work effectively with management, consumers/families, support coordination companies. Participate in Client Plan of Care planning meeting, complete and maintain consumer case notes, alternate being on call to address consumer and staffing issues. Coordinate medical appointment, as well as arrange transportation for outings and appointments. High School Education with 3-5 years of experience working with intellectually disabled individuals. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field preferred.
Food Technician (Temporary) – Prepare well balances and appetizing meal according to menus. Maintain a clean and sanitary work, dining, and storage area. Serve the prepared meals in a timely and organized fashion. Receive and store food supplies. Set up catered events at work location. Maintain proper documentation of meals served and prepares other paperwork as directed. Maintain effective communication with the staff and supervisor. Maintain cleanliness of appliances and fixtures. Perform other duties as directed by supervisor. Moderate physical activity; stand between 33%-66% of the time. Walk more than 60% of the time on wet surface. Use of hand to fingers, handle or feel required more than 60% of time. Full ability to talk and hear in a moderate to loud noise environment. Full vision required. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required more than 66% of the time. High School diploma or a GED, a valid driver license and 6 months experience preferably in a school or hospital setting.
PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly) – Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
LPN – The LPN is responsible for administering medications and prescribed treatment, documentation of medication administration. Electronic documentation of client’s health status. Completing quarterly assessments, documentation of care plans. Monitoring and notification to Health Coordinator and Physician of any changes in client status or any noted complications. Communicates with families/guardians as required. Attends in-service trainings, and maintains license as required. Must be licensed LPN or LVN in the state of Louisiana. Nursing experience in nursing home, or long term care setting preferred.
Service Coordinator – Manage the custodial care of 32 consumers. Ensure habilitation programs are implemented as directed, participate in program planning meetings, and provide supervision to Direct Service Workers. Requires on call-responsibilities. High school diploma, some college preferred. Experience in management, experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities. Adult/Infant/Child CPR and First Aid/DSW or CNA.
Immigration & Refugee Programs Interpreter/Translator (PRN) – The interpreter/translator will work closely with the Refugee Services Program staff to supplement program activities and enhance services to the clients by facilitating effective communication between Refugee Services staff and the clients. The interpreter/translator will convert one spoken or written language to another in order to relay complex concepts and ideas for the client(s) and our staff. Responsibilities may include: assisting with the implementation of a cultural orientation program by providing direct interpretation for Refugee clients who have just arrived in the United States from Cuba, Burma, Iraq, Syria and other countries; providing interpretation in client meetings; translating documents and materials into the target language; attending refugee services group events. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and one of the target languages like Arabic or Burmese. He/She must have the ability to maintain effective and professional work relationships. Applicants with an interest in social services, social policy and practice, or immigrant and refugee issues highly encouraged to apply.
This position is for a 1 year contract. This position is dependent on the needs of our client population and will operate on an on-call/as needed basis which can vary week to week.
Minimum Requirements: Verbal and Written fluency in Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Haitian Creole, Kinyarwandan, Spanish, Tigrinya or other languages required. Native fluency is highly desirable.
SPIRIT OF HOPE
Disaster Case Manager – Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) will be participating in the Disaster Case Management Proposal (DCMP) in Washington and St. Tammany parishes. CCANO main responsibility will be to serve and coordinate services for people affected by the August 2016 floods following the guidance of FEMA-DCMP program. As a provider, CCANO will employ Case Managers who will aid clients in their recovery through direct services, advocacy, and empowerment.
This position requires strong organizational, relational, and communication skills plus the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. Experience in Disaster Case Management highly preferred as well as knowledge of the service area, community and resources. The Case Manager will be working in a fast paced environment and should have the ability to multitask and comply with short and strict timelines and deadlines. They must be able to provide excellent customer service with care and compassion. Case manager must be willing to travel to different locations to serve clients in need, work in rural areas with high levels of poverty and must be comfortable conducting home visits and working in the field for over 80% of their time. Must have excellent communication and personal skills; proficiency in Excel and Word is essential and good working knowledge of CNA is preferred. Applicant should have demonstrated the ability to relate well to people of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds and have a commitment to CCANO’s mission. Reliable transportation is essential as positions will be housed in St Tammany and Washington parishes.
Case Managers will serve as primary point of contact for the clients, assisting the client in coordinating necessary services and resources to address the client’s complex disaster recovery needs. They are responsible for developing strong recovery plans with client’s input. Provide caring and compassionate service for ALL people, Respect clients and the communities they represent. They must be able to work as a team and as part of a large network of organizations and of the community they represent. They must be able to provide continuity of the client’s case management services and fully comprehend and follow the sequence of delivery for disaster services. Help them restore their lives to become functional and stable and empower the client to move on. Case managers must protect client’s rights and confidential information, inform them of their rights and responsibilities and provide fair and equitable treatment. Information provided to the clients should help them make informed decisions and choices. Case managers are expected to review their cases frequently and provide regular follow-up to their clients as well as reevaluate the status of their cases to decide if the client has reached his or her objectives and next steps necessary for stabilization.
Minimum Education/Experience: A bachelor’s degree in social work or a related social service field or minimum of three years of work experience in the social service field preferred. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are a must for the position. A bilingual applicant is a plus.
SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT LIVING
DSW (evening days/night) – Assistance with daily living and household chores. Accompany consumers on community integration and scheduled doctor’s appointments. Perform gastrostomy tube feeding as well as oral feeding. Assistance with toileting, positioning, and other neon complex task. Must be able to work in a team environment with good interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle unusual situations. Must be able to work evenings, night, weekends, and holidays. High School diploma or GED required. Experience with mental disability population preferred. CNA or DSW certified / 16 hour medication administration training, must possess valid driver license and CPR card.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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